Why Westminster

Why Westminster

Westminster provides life-changing learning experiences with the goal of guiding you to a life of purpose. As a graduate student here, you’ll have opportunities to advance your career, broaden your professional network, and explore new facets of your chosen field within programs based on a liberal arts tradition.

You will thrive in signature small classes that offer individualized attention from experienced faculty who are passionate about helping you grow professionally. Faculty create an innovative, applied, invigorating, and student-centered learning environment. Plus, Westminster offers flexible scheduling so you can get your degree without turning your life upside down. You can even personalize your assignments to align with your interests and the responsibilities of your current position, so you move forward professionally without waiting for your degree.

Westminster prepares alumni to be leaders who leave a lasting impact in their workplaces and communities. Beyond the classroom, you benefit from the Westminster network and resources like the Career Center and library with supportive research experts

Meet Your Network

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Meet Jazmynn Pok

World Traveler. Humanitarian. Westminster MSC.

Jazmynn is passionate about three things: making the world a better place, helping people build leadership skills, and exploring new places. She is a communications guru and marketing manager. But that’s just her day job. She also donates her time and marketing expertise to a number of nonprofits. She holds a BA in environmental studies and a Masters of Strategic Communication from Westminster College. Jazmynn is now a coach in the MSC program.

Let her guide you.

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Meet Jesse Mease

Veteran. Mountaineer. Westminster MBA.

Jesse is a data analyst by trade and an adventurer at heart. The Navy veteran speaks fluent Italian, summits mountains, and crunches data like a boss. He served a tour in the Persian Gulf and delivered humanitarian aid in Africa. Jesse’s climbing adventures have taken him around the world, from California to Corsica and China to Pakistan—where he has summited many unclimbed peaks and new routes.

Follow his lead.

Scott Evans sitting on a couch in a restaurant

Meet Scott Evans

Foodie. Restaurateur. Westminster MBA.

Scott’s love for food started early. It’s a passion that’s rooted in the time he spent in his grandfather’s diner as a child and grew deeper when, as a college student, he traveled the world and experienced new flavors along the way. Today, he is the mastermind behind the Pago Restaurant Group, which began with his commitment to bringing the finest, locally sourced food to Salt Lake City.

Sit at his table.

Dr. Christy Seifert in a bookstore

Meet Christy Seifert

PhD. Author. Westminster Professor.

Christy isn’t just a member of the Westminster faculty, a favorite professor, an accomplished writer, a thought leader, a mentor, and a friend; she’s a force of nature, an expert on rhetoric and pop culture. She is dedicated to mentoring MSC students and guiding them through a learning experience that is personalized for each student.

Let her guide you.


There’s no better place to take your career to the next level than the up-and-coming Salt Lake City area. Recently dubbed the next Silicon Valley, Salt Lake City is booming with tech start-ups, new business ventures, and investment opportunities. With a vibrant business community made up of companies focused on everything from e-commerce to healthcare, non-profit work to finance, and education to software development, you’ll have access to countless opportunities for career advancement and an invaluable professional network.

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